9 Ways To Make Money In The On-Demand Economy

9 Ways To Make Money In The On-Demand Economy

Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Recently, Uber and other companies that provide on-demand services have been under the regulatory microscope. Despite these setbacks, it’s still a great industry to get into, full of potential advantages for a would-be entrepreneur. That said, there are a few best practices that […]

For Nontechnical Hires, How Much Stock Is Enough?

For Nontechnical Hires, How Much Stock Is Enough?

Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. In an early-stage startup, you may not have much in the way of cash to offer new hires. While you’ll often hear advice about how to structure equity for technical hires, deciding how to compensate other key hires—from cofounders to sales staff—isn’t as […]

10 Ways Lean Startup Methodology Can Impact Your Business

10 Ways Lean Startup Methodology Can Impact Your Business

Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Lean startup methodology—rapidly building and testing, iterating on your product and releases and validating what you’ve learned—can help you get to market quicker and avoid developing a product no one wants. That’s the goal, at least. But what’s the impact on a real, […]

9 Unexpected Pitfalls of Raising Capital (And How to Avoid Them)

9 Unexpected Pitfalls of Raising Capital (And How to Avoid Them)

Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Raising rounds of venture capital is the goal for many companies: An influx of cash is certainly the fastest way to jump-start your growth and start hitting key milestones more quickly. But venture capital isn’t a silver bullet, and it’s not the right […]